Recalls

We Asked, Now NHTSA Asks: What's Taking So Long For The Jeep Grand Cherokee & Liberty Fix?
We Asked, Now NHTSA Asks: What's Taking So Long For The Jeep Grand Cherokee & Liberty Fix?

A lot has happened in the past year. GM recalled millions of automobiles. Americans became interested in soccer (briefly). And grandmothers from coast to coast learned about the New Orleans bounce music phenomenon known as twerking. But you know what hasn't happened? The repairing of several...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2015 Hyundai Sonata, Ford Edge, GM Recalls, Android Auto: The Week In Reverse

We drive the Hyundai Sonata, get up close and personal with the 2015 Ford Edge, check in on June car sales, and try to digest the latest massive GM recall—this is the Week in Reverse, here at The Car Connection. This week starts with a first drive in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata. Built in Alabama...Read More»

2008 Saab 9-7X
GM Extending Warranty On Some Vehicles For Rough V-8 Idle

GM will fix the rough idle on some of its V-8-powered SUVs and pickup trucks. ALSO SEE: 2015 Subaru Outback: First Drive The vehicles involved in this technical service bulletin include the following: 2008 - 2009 Chevy TrailBlazer and GMC Envoy 2008 - 2009 HUMMER H2 2008 - 2009 Saab 9-7X 2008 -...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
Some 2012-2014 Audi A6s To Get Free Headlamp Swap

Audi will replace the headlamps on some 2012-2014 A6s, to resolve a problem with their headlamps. On affected vehicles, the headlamps could fill up with water or gather heavy condensation on the inside of the headlamp assembly. This could be due to excessive stress from the production process on...Read More»

2014 Kia Cadenza
2014 Kia Cadenza Recalled For Fractured Wheels

Kia will recall some of its new Cadenza sedans for a problem with optional wheels. The South Korean automaker has determined that there's a problem with 19-inch non-chrome wheels on certain 2014 Cadenzas manufactured between February 1, 2013, to August 27th, 2013. READ: We Asked, Now NHTSA Asks...Read More»

2013 GMC Terrain Denali
GM Is Fixing Some Smoky Engines Under Warranty

GM will repair some vehicles with four-cylinder engines for free, over a problem with excessive oil consumption and smoking. The repair will only include those vehicles still covered by a new vehicle warranty or an extended warranty, if one is in place. GM has determined that the oil consumption...Read More»

GM recalls for 2014 as of June 30, 2014
GM Recalls 8.4 Million More Vehicles: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Saab

Since February, it seems as if General Motors has issued a massive new round of recalls every couple of days. Today is no exception. The six recalls listed below affect a range of current and former GM brands, from model year 1997 to 2014. Though GM hasn't revealed complete details about the...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango TSB Swaps In New Hubs

Chrysler is repairing certain 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango vehicles built during certain manufacture dates for problems with the front hub assemblies. On affected vehicles, drivers may notice steering wheel vibration at speeds above 65 mph. Chrysler has found defective hub/bearing...Read More»

2014 Nissan Rogue SV
2014 Nissan Rogue Recalled For Steering Issue

Nissan is recalling certain 2014 Nissan Rogue crossovers due to a problem with the steering column. On some vehicles during the manufacturing process, the incorrect bolt was installed on the upper portion of the steering column. The bolt in question tightens the clamp on the steering shaft, which...Read More»

General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014
GM Sets No Cap On Payouts To Compensate Ignition Switch Victims; Claims Begin August 1

General Motors has received plenty of criticism for its handling of the long-delayed ignition switch recall at the center of "Switchgate" -- and rightly so. But the company's still-new CEO, Mary Barra, has been working to get out in front of the problem through a series of internal investigations...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
More GM Recalls: Chevrolet Corvette, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe; GMC Sierra, Yukon

Last week, we told you about a recall of the 2013-2014 Chevrolet Cruze, which has unfortunately been stung by the Takata airbag bug afflicting more than ten million vehicles around the globe. But that's just one of the most recent recalls issued by General Motors. Here are the other three: RECALL...Read More»

2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35is
BMW Recalls More Than 156,000 Six-Cylinder Cars

BMW is recalling some vehicles manufactured from 2010-2012. More than 156,000 vehicles equipped with in-line six-cylinder engines have aluminum bolts on their cam-timing system's housing that could break. Vehicles involved include the following: 1-Series coupes and convertibles, manufactured from...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Malibu
GM Recalls 2014 Chevy Malibu For Brake Update

GM's latest vehicle recall affects 2014 Chevy Malibu sedans equipped with the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and stop/start technology. On affected Malibus, the brakes can lose vacuum assist when the engine is stopped by the start-stop technology. This results in loss of hydraulic pressure to the...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Spark, Catskill Mountains, Apr 2014
2014 Chevy Spark TSB Fixes Pistons, Transmission Mounts

GM is conducting a couple of service campaigns on select 2014 Chevy Sparks for noisy engines and broken transmission mounts. The first service campaign addresses a potential knocks, ticks, and rattles coming from the engine, as well as sluggish performance. The cause has been narrowed down to a...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Cruze RS
2013-2014 Chevrolet Cruze Recalled For Faulty Airbags Made By Takata

General Motors has issued a recall for 2013 and 2014 models of the Chevrolet Cruze. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall stems from a faulty driver-side airbag. Sound familiar? It should. Over the past year, automakers around the world have...Read More»

2014 Subaru Outback
Squealing On 2013-2014 Subaru Legacy, Outback Gets A Free Fix

Subaru will solve a squealing noise on some of its Outback wagons and Legacy sedans, by replacing the vehicles' serpentine belts. Only those 2013-2014 Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with 2.5-liter four-cylinder engines are involved in the service action. Those vehicles may be afflicted with a...Read More»

2014 Ford Taurus
Ford To Fix Smoky Engines On Explorer, Taurus, Flex, MKS, MKT

Ford has issued a service bulletin for some of its popular large vehicles for a problem with ventilation of smoke. The affected vehicles include the 2010-2014 Ford Flex and Taurus; the 2013 - 2014 Explorer; and the 2010-2014 Lincoln MKS and MKT. Only vehicles with the turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 are...Read More»

2006 BMW 3-Series 325Ci
BMW, Chrysler, Ford Vehicles Join Long List Of Airbag-Related Recalls

Yesterday, Honda, Mazda, and Nissan added nearly three million vehicles to a growing list of cars recalled for faulty airbags. (For those keeping score at home, that brought the worldwide total to about 10.5 million.) The airbags were made by Takata in the early 2000s and contain a faulty...Read More»

2005 Honda CR-V SE
Honda, Mazda, Nissan Add Nearly 3 Million Vehicles To Massive Takata Airbag Recall [UPDATED]

UPDATED: See below Earlier this month, we told you about a massive recall of 844,277 Toyota, Lexus, and Pontiac vehicles from model years 2002-2004. Today, Honda, Mazda, and Nissan are recalling nearly three million vehicles for the same problem. All of those recalls stem from faulty airbag systems...Read More»

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